The Kristian Birkeland Medal

The recipient of the Kristian Birkeland Medal must have demonstrated an ability to combine basic and applied research to develop useful space weather and/or space climate products used outside the research community, and/or across scientific research disciplines. The work must have led to a better physical comprehension of solar-terrestrial phenomena related to space weather and/or space climate, to a significant improvement of space weather and/or space climate modeling, or to a new generation of instruments or tools.